locate Walthamstow Marshes
Walthamstow Marshes are one of the last remaining examples of semi-natural wetland in Greater London and very important in an Essex context.
locate Cockaynes pit
Brownfield (ex gravel pit) but with establishes woodland.
locate Chigborough Lakes nature reserve
One of a number of worked-out mineral extraction sites on terrace sands to the north of the River Blackwater.
locate Chafford Gorges Nature Park
Chafford Gorges Nature Park is situated in Chafford Hundred in Essex. The area was formerly chalk quarries but now is an excellent site for wildlife.
locate Belhus Woods Country Park
Brown field areas following gravel extraction, some landfilled and some lakes, but also ancient semi-natural woodlands and some ex arable land. From Romford Road there is a car park and visitor centre. Local paths provide other entrances.
locate Layer Wood
A mainly deciduous wood consisting of Birch, Beech, Hornbeam, Oak, Aspen and a few Sweet Chestnut, Larch and pine's.
locate Backwarden, Danbury
An important part of the Danbury ridge with small surviving heather areas and associated invertebrates.
locate Star Lane Brick Pits, Great Wakering
Old brick pits with rare invertebrates recorded.